Wednesday, October 1, 2014

World's End casting news

The casting search for male twins for leading roles in the new CBBC sci-fi drama series World's End went international, with American actors and models Carlos and Marco Esparza landing the roles of Noah and Luke.

Shooting on the series has been taking place in Manchester since May, at the newly opened Space Project, and filming is now underway on location at Bamburgh Castle and its nearby beaches in the North East.

Also starring in the new series are 18 year old newcomer Jade Johnson from Hertfordshire who plays Cat. Jade is a member of the girl group Cru Band.

18 year old Erin Armstrong (represented by BWH) as Mackenzie. Erin, from Glasgow plays Cassie in the BBC series Shetland, and was recently seen in the BBC Three musical drama Glasgow Girls.

Sophia Carr-Gomm (represented by Brown, Simcocks and Andrews), a graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, plays Lexy. Sophia will be seen this summer playing Maxine in the new Inbetweeners movie.

19 year old Pearl Appleby (represented by On it Artists) a current student at RCS, plays Gaia.

21 year old Corinne Shane, a graduate of Motherwell College, plays Skink.

21 year old Sam Glen from Manchester (represented by Amber Personal Management) plays Slim.

Vahid Gold (represented by Independent Talent), from Nottinghamshire, who was also seen BBC Three's Glasgow Girls. stars as AJ.

The 36 x 15 minute episode series follows a group of teenagers from very different backgrounds who are brought to live in a remote castle where their parents apparently work for the military.

But as the series progresses, the teens begin to question what their parents are really doing there and attempt to unravel the mystery of their strange new home.

Described as fast-paced and full of fun, World’s End will see life and death decisions slam up against the everyday dilemmas faced by the kids in an explosive drama.

The series, from writers Diane Whitley and Danny Spring, and directed by Ian Bevitt and Tessa Hoffe, is an in-house CBBC production, and will air on CBBC in Spring 2015.

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